Overview

Albury City Council

The Position

The Libraries & Museum Team delivers a diverse program of in-house curated and touring exhibitions across a range of flexible spaces including Albury LibraryMuseum and Lavington Library. 
Thematic areas include Albury and the surrounding region, contemporary culture and decorative arts, science and technology, and other topics of interest to the local community and visitors. 
As part of a small team, the Exhibitions Officer will play an integral role in the delivery of the exhibition program through the development, installation and maintenance of exhibitions and the Collection Gallery. 

  • Working 28 hours per week
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Come and work for an engaging and dynamic team

About us 
We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities, and the custodians of an environment like no other. We ensure Albury is a great place to live, work and invest.   

Qualifications & experience 

  • Certificate IV in Museum Studies or relevant tertiary qualification or relevant experience in a museum, library, art museum, gallery, cultural centre or equivalent. 
  • Class C (standard) Driver’s Licence (compulsory to have and maintain)
  • Demonstrated experience in exhibition installation and de-installation and collection management in a public museum 
  • Demonstrated experience in exhibition administration, arts administration or cultural project management 

Tasks & responsibilities 

  • Manage the administration of inbound touring exhibitions. 
  • Manage the installation and de-installation of exhibitions, under the guidance of the Museum Coordinator and with the assistance of art technicians, touring venues, other Museum Team members and casual staff.
  • Undertake object handling, object packaging and condition reporting.
  • Work with curators and exhibition project managers to develop and deliver exhibition components including lighting, audiovisual components, fabrication, and other technical requirements.  
  • Ensure contractual obligations with relation to loaned exhibitions are met relating to security, maintenance and cleaning.

Hours
Based on 35 hours per week, working 28 hours across a 7-day spread, with actual days and times being worked in accordance with facility roster. The roster may change from week to week to meet operational requirements. 

Benefits 

Live and work in a culture rich location minutes from the Murray River, just a short drive to one of Victoria’s best wine regions and with the ski fields so close you will be zooming down the mountains in under two hours.  

Our employee benefits include professional development and flexible working conditions. Our conditions of employment support equal opportunities and an ethical, diverse, and inclusive workplace. 

We also recognise and value your priorities beyond work. It’s important to us that you have a sustainable work–life balance, so we offer flexible working arrangements, a nine-day fortnight (full-time staff) and a range of leave options and support programs.

AlburyCity is committed to being a child safe organisation by creating cultures, adopting strategies and taking action to empower children. We work hard to keep them safe from harm because child safety is everyone’s responsibility.

This role closes on the 25 Feburary 2024 The role may close earlier for the right applicant. Should you require any further information for this role please email Emma Williams on [email protected] or call on 02 6043 8560.